FISHKILL, N.Y. -- It's almost time to play ball in Dutchess.
The Hudson Valley Renegades 2017 season kicks off Wednesday with a series against the Staten Island Yankees through Friday. Next week, the Renegades play host to the Lowell Spinners.
The Renegades, the Class A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays will have home games through mid-September when they finish the home schedule against the Aberdeen Ironbirds.
Fireworks will be displayed on Friday, June 23 and Friday, June 30.
Dennis Haskins, Mr. Belding from "Saved By The Bell" will appear as part of Teacher Appreciation Night on Thursday, June 29.
July will include the annual Scout Sleepover on Saturday, July 1; a post-game "Elvis" Concert on Sunday, July 2, Jewish Heritage Night on Wednesday, July 12; and a Christmas Eve sleepover on Saturday, July 15
August will see Harry Potter night on Aug. 1, Star Wars night on Aug. 6, Irish Heritage Night on Aug. 11, salute to Broadway on Aug. 12, the Pirates and Princess Ball on Aug.13 and Superheroes versus Villains on Aug. 30.
For more information, visit www.hvrenegades.com